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Safety Class
Sign up for a Safety Class; Get your Safety Certification Card (Driver License)
your ATV/UTV or purchase a non-resident trail pass to operate an ATV on public trails
Read through the ATV regulations; know the laws
Law Changes
New ATV/UTV Regulations (starting July 1, 2012)
Contact Information
Martin R. Stone
Off-Highway Vehicle Administrator
Cathy Burrow
Trail grant manager
General questions

ATV/UTV/OHM crash incident reports

Each year, the Department of Natural Resources maintains a summary of fatal incidents in the Fatality Summaries. In addition, the Annual Program Report contains information regarding registration, safety tips, number of safety students and instructors, number of fatal and non-fatal crashes and types of and factors involved with fatal crashes. A complete copy of the most recent annual report is available below, and may also be requested by email (please provide a U.S. postal service mailing address).

  • ATV/UTV/OHM fatality summaries

  • ATV/UTV/OHM annual reports [PDF]

Reporting ATV/UTV/OHM crash incidents

An all-terrain vehicle, utility terrain vehicle or off-highway motorcycle crash incident is any incident (regardless of the number of vehicles involved) that results in a fatality or an injury that requires medical treatment by a physician.

Wisconsin law requires every operator involved in a crash incident to report the incident without delay to law enforcement officials. In addition, within 10 days of the incident, the operator must submit a written report on Form 4100-174 [PDF] to the Department of Natural Resources.

Notice: Some web browsers do not open PDF files on their own. If you experience trouble opening or filling out a PDF form, visit the DNR PDF help for instructions on how to successfully open PDF files.

If you are unable to download the pdf form above, forms are also available from DNR offices, sheriff's departments and many local police departments. Additionally, forms may be requested at the address below or by email.

Mail completed forms to:

WI Department of Natural Resources
Safety Section - LE/8
PO Box 7921
Madison WI 53707

Failure to comply with the above requirements is punishable by a penalty up to $326.

Pursuant to Section 64.10, Wis. Adm. Code, this report may not be used as evidence in a trial.

Last Revised: Monday August 05 2019